'Ready' in the Bible
Moses cried to Yahweh, saying, "What shall I do with these people? They are almost ready to stone me."
and be ready against the third day; for on the third day Yahweh will come down in the sight of all the people on Mount Sinai.
He said to the people, "Be ready by the third day. Don't have sexual relations with a woman."
Be ready by the morning, and come up in the morning to Mount Sinai, and present yourself there to me on the top of the mountain.
but we ourselves will be ready armed to go before the children of Israel, until we have brought them to their place: and our little ones shall dwell in the fortified cities because of the inhabitants of the land.
You shall answer and say before Yahweh your God, "A Syrian ready to perish was my father; and he went down into Egypt, and lived there, few in number; and he became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous.
About forty thousand men, ready and armed for war passed over before Yahweh to battle, to the plains of Jericho.
He commanded them, saying, "Behold, you shall lie in ambush against the city, behind the city. Don't go very far from the city, but all of you be ready.
Manoah said to the angel of Yahweh, "Please, let us detain you, that we may make a young goat ready for you."
Then Abigail hurried and took two hundred loaves of bread, two bottles of wine, five sheep ready dressed, five measures of parched grain, one hundred clusters of raisins, and two hundred cakes of figs, and laid them on donkeys.
The king's servants said to the king, "Behold, your servants are ready to do whatever my lord the king chooses."
But the people said, "You shall not go forth; for if we flee away, they will not care for us; neither if half of us die, will they care for us. But you are worth ten thousand of us. Therefore now it is better that you are ready to help us out of the city."
It happened at the seventh time, that he said, "Behold, a small cloud, like a man's hand, is rising out of the sea." He said, "Go up, tell Ahab, 'Get ready and go down, so that the rain doesn't stop you.'"
Joram said, "Get ready!" They got his chariot ready. Joram king of Israel and Ahaziah king of Judah went out, each in his chariot, and they went out to meet Jehu, and found him in the portion of Naboth the Jezreelite.
and next to him Jehozabad and with him one hundred eighty thousand ready prepared for war.
this Ezra went up from Babylon: and he was a ready scribe in the law of Moses, which Yahweh, the God of Israel, had given; and the king granted him all his request, according to the hand of Yahweh his God on him.
and refused to obey, neither were they mindful of your wonders that you did among them, but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage. But you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and didn't forsake them.
A copy of the letter, that the decree should be given out in every province, was published to all the peoples, that they should be ready against that day.
A copy of the letter, that the decree should be given out in every province, was published to all the peoples, that the Jews should be ready for that day to avenge themselves on their enemies.
Let them curse it who curse the day, who are ready to rouse up leviathan.
"To him who is ready to faint, kindness should be shown from his friend; even to him who forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune. It is ready for them whose foot slips.
He wanders abroad for bread, saying, 'Where is it?' He knows that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.
Distress and anguish make him afraid. They prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
He has lived in desolate cities, in houses which no one inhabited, which were ready to become heaps.
"My spirit is consumed. My days are extinct, And the grave is ready for me.
His strength shall be famished. Calamity shall be ready at his side.
the blessing of him who was ready to perish came on me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Behold, my breast is as wine which has no vent; like new wineskins it is ready to burst.
He has also prepared for himself the instruments of death. He makes ready his flaming arrows.
For I am ready to fall. My pain is continually before me.
I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me. Rise up, behold, and help me!
For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; abundant in loving kindness to all those who call on you.
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up. While I suffer your terrors, I am distracted.
Let your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.
For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips.
Prepare your work outside, and get your fields ready. Afterwards, build your house.
Give strong drink to him who is ready to perish; and wine to the bitter in soul:
It will happen in that day that a great trumpet will be blown; and those who were ready to perish in the land of Assyria, and those who were outcasts in the land of Egypt, shall come; and they will worship Yahweh in the holy mountain at Jerusalem.
therefore this iniquity shall be to you like a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking comes suddenly in an instant.
For his burning place has long been ready. Yes, for the king it is prepared. He has made its pyre deep and large with fire and much wood. Yahweh's breath, like a stream of sulfur, kindles it.
The heart of the rash will understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers will be ready to speak plainly.
and have forgotten Yahweh your Maker, who stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and fear continually all the day because of the fury of the oppressor, when he makes ready to destroy? and where is the fury of the oppressor?
They have blown the trumpet, and have made all ready; but none goes to the battle; for my wrath is on all its multitude.
Now if you are ready whenever you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music to fall down and worship the image which I have made, [well]: but if you don't worship, you shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that god that shall deliver you out of my hands?
For this is he who was spoken of by Isaiah the prophet, saying, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness, make ready the way of the Lord. Make his paths straight."
Again he sent out other servants, saying, 'Tell those who are invited, "Behold, I have prepared my dinner. My cattle and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready. Come to the marriage feast!"'
"Then he said to his servants, 'The wedding is ready, but those who were invited weren't worthy.
Therefore also be ready, for in an hour that you don't expect, the Son of Man will come.
While they went away to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast, and the door was shut.
The voice of one crying in the wilderness, 'Make ready the way of the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"
He will himself show you a large upper room furnished and ready. Get ready for us there."
As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness, 'Make ready the way of the Lord. Make his paths straight.
Therefore be ready also, for the Son of Man is coming in an hour that you don't expect him."
He sent out his servant at supper time to tell those who were invited, 'Come, for everything is ready now.'
He said to him, "Lord, I am ready to go with you both to prison and to death!"
Jesus therefore said to them, "My time has not yet come, but your time is always ready.
Then Paul answered, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."
Now therefore, you with the council inform the commanding officer that he should bring him down to you tomorrow, as though you were going to judge his case more exactly. We are ready to kill him before he comes near."
Therefore don't yield to them, for more than forty men lie in wait for him, who have bound themselves under a curse neither to eat nor to drink until they have killed him. Now they are ready, looking for the promise from you."
I fed you with milk, not with meat; for you weren't yet ready. Indeed, not even now are you ready,
I thought it necessary therefore to entreat the brothers that they would go before to you, and arrange ahead of time the generous gift that you promised before, that the same might be ready as a matter of generosity, and not of greediness.
Behold, this is the third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I seek not your possessions, but you. For the children ought not to save up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
Remind them to be in subjection to rulers and to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,
who by the power of God are guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts; and always be ready to give an answer to everyone who asks you a reason concerning the hope that is in you, with humility and fear:
who will give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.
Let us rejoice and be exceedingly glad, and let us give the glory to him. For the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his wife has made herself ready."